What is Mizu Manju (水まんじゅう/水饅頭)? It is one of the Japanese-style desserts (also called wagashi) in summer. This is a ultimate guide to this jelly-like beautiful dessert mizu manju, including the definition, variations, and how to make.
You know summer is here when it's finally time to eat mangoes! It might be surprising to read, but mangoes are grown in Japan too! Specifically in Miyazaki prefecture or Okinawa. A lot of restos are jumping on the mango bandwagon and are offering limited-time products!
Summer in Japan could be melting hot with its high humidity but cooling desserts can brighten up your day. Try the following desserts and you will be a step closer to mastering Japanese summer food!
Asakusa is one of the most popular sightseeing spots where visitors can experience Japan in a traditional way. The top three places to see in Asakusa are the beautiful and old temple, Sensoji; the unique and huge gate, Kaminarimon; and the traditional and exciting shopping street, Nakamise Dori. All are very close to Asakusa Station. When you go to Nakamise Shopping street, don't miss the tasty street food as they have a lot of Japanese snacks that you can eat only there!
Tully's Coffee is a famous cafe chain in Japan! They offer their original food and drink menu, and their swirkle, is very popular! Let's check out what else they offer!
Japan has a lot of coffee shops and cafes. Out of all of them, DOUTOR COFFEE is one of the most famous and popular coffee shops. Some grab a cup of coffee before work, some study or talk with friends at the cafe, and others have breakfast, lunch, or desserts. They offer cheap, quick, and great coffee, food as well!
Baskin Robbins is known as 31 (Thirty One) in Japan, and it is very popular among all ages! They have various only-in-Japan flavors in Japan, so check this article for more information on Baskin Robbins in Japan!
Summer is here! There are some particular food and dishes like cold noodles that people like to eat during the hot and humid summer. Here is a list of typical Japanese summer dishes you should try.
The rolled ice cream originated in Thailand is what everyone is going crazy for. You probably have seen pictures or videos on Instagram or other social media. In New York, it has been very popular and people often make a long line for this new type of ice cream. This summer, it has finally been launched for the first time in Japan at "ROLL ICE CREAM FACTORY" in Harajuku, Tokyo, so we went to give it a try!
It's getting hotter and hotter day by day...which means it's the season for ice cream and frozen yogurts! In Tokyo, there are not too many frozen yogurt stands, but it is gradually becoming popular from it being more healthy the ice creams, but still tasty! This article will introduce 5 good frozen yogurt stores in Tokyo, so you can enjoy some cool, healthy and delicious summer dessert!